The governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi on Tuesday informed President Muhammadu Buhari of his intention to run for the presidency in 2023.
Governor Umahi disclosed this to State House correspondents after meeting behind closed doors with the President.
His declaration came about 24hours after Bola Ahmed Tinubu a former Governor of Lagos State declared interest to run for the same position and informed the President.
Umahi who was in PDP defected to APC in November 2020 and stated that ” I offered this movement as a protest to the injustice being done to South-East by the PDP since 1998 till date.”
Umahi is believed to be the best performing Governor in the South East and one of the bests in the country.